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HR3108

Altitude: 57.0°   Azimuth: 356.3°   Direction: North

HR3108 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR3108 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3108 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR3108:

6.49
Sub-giant

HR3108 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 57.0°
Azimuth: 356.3°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3108

HR3108 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3108 are provided in the following table:

08h 16m 53s
+84° 03’ 28”
129.27°
29.15°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3108 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3108 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3108.

Visibility of HR3108 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3108 is circumpolar and transits at 03:33 UTC (altitude: 57.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR3108

The image below is a photograph of HR3108 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR3108 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3108 star
DSS2 image of HR3108. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3108 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR3108 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3108 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

174.22 pc
567.94 ly
-3 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3108

HR3108 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.28
A3IV
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3108 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3108. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3108

SAO1300
SAO1300